Tagged: Rudders

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3582Hrs – Steerage Way

A challenging day today as I tried to get my head around the rudders and tillers. I hadn’t really given the rudders a lot of thought when I loosely hung them in place months ago but...

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3575Hrs – Tiller Bar & Bungee

Despite beavering away steadily all day I didn’t seem to get an enormous amount done today for some reason. I unclamped the second tiller and got that planed down nice and smooth, then got the two...

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3568Hrs – Tiller #2

The tide seemed to be running against me today, unlike yesterday the sun stayed hidden, the rain started falling again and the air felt still and heavy. I felt low on energy, my brain and body...

3556Hrs – Another Day Another Storm 0

3556Hrs – Another Day Another Storm

It’s getting a tad monotonous now. I’m working during the best parts of the day and yet the lack of sunlight makes it feel like evening all day. More torrential rain, more severe flood warnings, and...

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3271Hrs – Well Hung

Thanks to a sneaked in hour over the weekend during which I was able to get an epoxy fairing coat on the other side of the rudders, I was able to get them sanded and primer...

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3265Hrs – Missed Again

I’d aimed to finish the rudders this week, it isn’t going to happen. I didn’t allow for the time needed for the epoxy to dry on each side before I’m able to work on the other....

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3259Hrs – Seeing Things Differently

Is anything ‘real’ or is everything simply a creation of individual perception? When I go to the barn and look at ‘Gleda’ am I seeing her as she really is or as my mind has decided...

3253Hrs – Working For It 4

3253Hrs – Working For It

You are never given a dream without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however. ― Richard Bach That quote could have been written for this project, all...

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3247Hrs – Multi Task Day

I really need to get something finished soon. Today I worked on the rudder support blocks, the rudders, the side decks and the side deck lockers. When I look up at the boat I see an...

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3241Hrs – Worse Things Happen At Sea

Well the superstorm decided to pass further South of us than predicted meaning we got lots of rain but missed the strongest winds. A gust of 99mph was recorded at The Needles on the Isle of...